The Press: The Indianapolis Two

In 261 stories over seven months, the Indianapolis Star has published accounts of police abuses and corruption: flagrant examples of bribery, theft, extortion and protecting prostitutes. Though the exposé series caused a shake-up of police leadership, Marion County Prosecutor Noble Pearcy has obtained indictments of only five cops. But next week the Star's marathon sleuthing will produce a chilling and unexpected result: two of the paper's investigative reporters are to be arraigned on charges of conspiring to bribe a police lieutenant.

The newsmen, William E. Anderson, 48, and Richard E. Cady, 34, are...

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